Minoz 65 Mg Tablet

Manufactured byRanbaxy Laboratories Ltd.
ContainsMinocycline
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Description

Minoz 65 Mg Tablet is an antibiotic which is used in the treatment of infections caused by bacteria in the lungs, reproductive organs, and skin. This medicine may cause teeth discoloration in children. It may also increase the risk of sunburns when exposed to sunlight.

Substitutes

List of substitutes for Minoz 65 Mg Tablet

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Minoz 65 Mg Tablet

  • Diarrhea
  • Dizziness
  • Loss of appetite
  • Headache
  • Skin rash
  • Hearing impairment
  • Tooth discoloration
  • Increased sensitivity of the skin to sunlight
  • Indigestion

Uses of Minoz 65 Mg Tablet

What is it prescribed for?

  • Bacterial infections
  • Acne vulgaris
  • Meningococcal Meningitis
  • Skin and Structure Infection
  • Chancroid
  • Gonococcal infection
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • Onset of action
    The time required for this medicine to reach the maximum concentration is 1 to 4 hours for an immediate release tablet and 3.5 to 4 hours for an extended release tablet.
  • Duration of effect
    The time until which this medicine remains active in the body is not clinically established.
  • Safe with alcohol?
    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
  • Is it habit forming?
    No habit forming tendency has been reported.
  • Usage in pregnancy?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women.
  • Usage while breast-feeding?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women.

Allergy

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to Minoz 65 Mg Tablet or any other tetracyclines.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women.

Breast-feeding

This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women.
General warnings

Photosensitivity

Minoz 65 Mg Tablet may increase the risk of sunburn reaction. It is advised that you do not get exposed to sunlight while receiving this medicine. Patients should be counseled about these reactions and should discontinue the treatment if any symptoms of skin rash appear.

Impaired liver function

Minoz 65 Mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with a history of liver diseases or active liver diseases due to the increased risk of liver injury. Close monitoring of liver function is necessary while receiving this medicine. The treatment should be discontinued if the liver function values are not normal.

Impaired kidney function

Minoz 65 Mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with a history of kidney diseases or active kidney diseases due to the increased risk of kidney injury. Close monitoring of renal function is recommended while receiving this medicine. Discontinue the treatment if any signs of elevated urea levels are observed.

Pediatric population

Minoz 65 Mg Tablet is not recommended for use in children less than 8 years of age due to the risk of permanent teeth discoloration.

Drug-resistance

Usage of Minoz 65 Mg Tablet without sufficient proof or suspicion of a bacterial infection should be avoided. Irrational dosing might fail in providing the benefits and even cause toxicity. It may also increase the risk of development of bacteria that are resistant to the medicine.

Missed Dose

The missed dose should be taken as soon as possible. It is advisable to skip the missed dose if it is already the time for your next scheduled dose.

Overdose

Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.
All drugs interact differently for person to person. You should check all the possible interactions with your doctor before starting any medicine.
Interaction with Alcohol

Description

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

Instructions

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
Interaction with Medicine

Warfarin

Ethinyl Estradiol

Digoxin

Calcium gluconate

Live cholera vaccine

Disease interactions

Colitis

This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients having a history of gastrointestinal diseases, particularly colitis. Inform your doctor if you have any history of gastrointestinal diseases. Report any incidence of severe diarrhea, abdominal pain, and blood in stools to the doctor immediately. Drink an adequate amount of water to prevent dehydration and to maintain electrolytes level. Your doctor may discontinue treatment with this medicine based on your clinical condition.
Food interactions
Do not take this medicine with iron and calcium preparations since these preparations may reduce the absorption of the medicine. Maintain a time gap of at least 2 to 3 hours in between such preparations and the medicine to avoid their interaction.
Lab interactions
Information not available.
Take Minoz 65 Mg Tablet as instructed by your doctor. Do not consume larger amounts than prescribed. Drink an adequate amount of water to prevent the irritation of the intestine. It is advised that you do not take this medicine with iron and calcium supplements. Inform the doctor if you experience any undesired effects.
Miscelleneous

To be taken on an empty stomach

To be taken as instructed by doctor

Does not cause sleepiness

How it works
It works by stopping the growth of bacteria by interrupting the protein synthesis.
Legal Status

Approved

Approved

Approved

Approved

Classification

Category

Tetracyclines

Schedule

Schedule H

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Prescribing medicines in pregnancy database [Internet]. Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA). 2017 [cited 25 July 2017]. Available from:

https://www.tga.gov.au/prescribing-medicines-pregnancy-database

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